(Integration of Solid waste management Tools into specific settings of European and Asian Communities)

Objective: The project s main objective is to study specific tools for reducing the amount of waste disposed of, with emphasis on composting and recycling, as well as to examine the local cultural and socio-economic characteristics that influence the application of these tools. Furthermore, the project will contribute to the information and education of the participating staff on a wide range of solid waste management issues and the exchange of cultural and scientific background. The knowledge gained will also be disseminated to implementing authorities and the local population.

LHTEE Contribution: project management, field and socio-economic study, development and assessment of managerial and technological scenarios.

Funded by:   2003, European Commission

Major Partners:
 LHTEEDresden University of Technology, Germany, Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam, Miriam College, Philippines